Anthony Rose reports on the launch of the 2018 Penfolds Collection, an annual release of ageworthy reds and whites including the latest vintage of Grange...

Fresh off Qantas’ 17-hour ‘kangaroo route’ direct flight from Perth to London, Peter Gago, Penfolds’ chief winemaker, strutted the stage of London’s Meridien Hotel on a warm and sunny Friday in late September with his by now familiar brand of self-deprecating panache.

The London launch of the Penfolds fine wine portfolio is accompanied by a weighty booklet with glossy bottle shots and, to underline the international feel, a page of information on each wine in German, French and English.


Scroll down to see Anthony’s tasting notes & scores


 


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